resources : links


Are digital libraries a new idea for you?  Digital Libraries basically store materials in electronic format, organize and allow manipulation of large collections and often provide added value through bibliographies and other web links.

A wealth of information is available on the World Wide Web about these electronic resources.  We offer the links below as an introduction for further research.



 “Digital Libraries Are Much More Than Digitized Collections” by Peter Evan Peters, 1995

“Digital Library Initiatives: Next-Gen Libraries” by Matt Villano, 2006

“Opening A Digital Library” by Matt Villano, 2006

“Why Digitize?”  by Abby Smith, 1999  


Search for Digital Resources

OAIster: Find the Pearls

About Digital Libraries


A Sampling of Digital Library Collections

California Digital Library                    

Celt Digital: The Celtic World on the Web

The Center for American History Exhibits, UT-Austin

Cornell Library Digital Collections

Electronic Texts: University of Virginia

Harvard’s Open Collections Program

Indiana Historical Society

Kerr County Historical Commission

LOUISiana Digital Library

Nagasaki University Old Pictures

New York Public Library’s Digital Collections

Oxford Digital Library

The Perseus Digital Library

Project Gutenberg

Smithsonian Institution Libraries:  Library and Archival Exhibitions on the Web

University of Washington Libraries


Digital Projects on Specific Topics

The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

American Memory
American Memory : Library of Congress National Digital Library

Becoming Human

Brainerd, Kansas: Time, Place, Memory

Cowboy Photographer           

Discovering Lewis & Clark

Documenting the American South

Historical Voices                     

International Dunhuang Project          

Martha Ballard’s Diary                        

National Archives Digital Classroom

NCSA Astronomy Digital Image Library

Picture Australia

St. Michael’s Homepage

September 11 Digital Archive

The Sonoran Desert

The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War

Voices of the Colorado Plateau        

Without Sanctuary


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